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Kalmar Slott

Listed under Castles & Palaces in Gotaland, Sweden.

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Kalmar Slott has not always been the renaissance castle it is today. It was built in the 13th century as a group of defensive towers. Hundreds of years saw a number of battles and kings, each making their mark on the fortress until King Gustav Vasa converted it into a castle in the 16th century.

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Written by  Sarah Clise.

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